Extensible Server Pages (XSP)
If you’re already familiar with Cocoon, especially with the earlier versions, you might still be waiting for one important topic: Extensible Server Pages (XSP). Because you need knowledge of Java in order to use XSP, we did not think this topic was suitable for the more user-oriented chapters, because it is possible to develop web applications with Cocoon without any knowledge of Java.
Because XSP is a complex topic that could fill a whole book by itself, we decided that the easiest way to present the concepts behind XSP was to use the portal as an example. After an introduction to XSP, we will provide some information on when you could or should use XSP.
So what is XSP? XSP is a method for creating dynamic content. ...